Saturday, May 7, 2011, Tribeca Theater 1, 9.00 pm,
Directed by Aamir Bashir
India, 2010, 99 minutes, Hindi (with English subtitles), New York Premiere
Cast-Reza Naji , Shanawaz Bhat, Shamim Basharat, Salma Ashai
Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared, since the onset of the militant insurgency in Kashmir.
After an unsuccessful attempt to cross the border into Pakistan, to become a militant, Rafiq returns home to an aimless existence.
Until one day when he accidentally finds his brother's old camera.
Born in Srinagar, Kashmir, Aamir Bashir is a professional actor based in Mumbai, India. After his schooling in Kashmir, Aamir graduated in History from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and went on to study Law at the University of Delhi.
He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2009 Screen Awards for his role in the film ‘A Wednesday’.
Harud is a story and screenplay that he has developed over the last 4 years. It is his first venture as a writer, director and producer
Directed by Shiva Shankar Bajpai
USA/ India, 2010, 13 minutes, New York Premiere
In this timely and profound film, an undocumented immigrant who works for a debt relief agency must choose between the girl he’s falling for and his work visa.